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The Scoop - Thursday September 17, 2020

Thursday September 17, 2020

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Please join us in keeping the Frost family in your prayers. Nebraska head coach Scott Frost's father Larry died yesterday. Rest in peace Coach Frost.

Jackson State (FCS - MS): It's PrimeTime.

ESPN: ESPN's strategy for promoting its new Monday Night Football broadcast crew of Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick makes no sense.

ACC: The ACC has announced that the Virginia-Virginia Tech game, originally scheduled for Saturday, has been rescheduled for Dec. 12. Virginia Tech has had its first two games pushed back due to complications of COVID-19; the Hokies will now open their season Sept. 26 versus NC State, a game that was originally scheduled for Sept. 12.

North Texas: UNT will wear these Hayden Fry-era throwbacks for their game with SMU on Saturday.

Wyoming: University president Ed Seidel released a statement on fall athletics today that closed by saying, "We're not able to announce anything right now, but be assured that we're doing everything we can to make it happen."

MACtion: The MAC is now reportedly trying to find a way to play this Fall. Have a look at how this could work.

Jackson State (FCS - MS): Jackson State is nearing a hire. An update on Deion Sanders, TC Taylor and Jackson State.

Seattle Seahawks: Pete Carroll, who just turned 69, shares how long he expects to keep on coaching, and he's not going on a year-by-year basis.

High School Football: Another state has reversed course and will allow football to be played this Fall. Let's go!

Charlotte-North Carolina: Saturday's game between the 49ers and Tar Heels has been canceled due to contact tracing on Charlotte's offensive line. The program had 1 positive test out of 200, but because it was an offensive lineman, that means almost all of the offensive line had to quarantine. The game will not be rescheduled this season.

Bengals at Browns: Tonight Cincinnati (0-1) will travel to Cleveland (0-1). Kickoff is at 8:20pm et on NFL Network.

UW-Eau Claire (D-III - WI): The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire football program has an opening for a Defensive Assistant Coach - Restricted Earnings. Preference will be given to those with experience in the defensive front. Responsibilities will include coaching your own position group, video management and breakdown (Hudl), coordination of practice preparation, recruiting your own territory, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach or Coordinator. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Compensation is $10,000 and will not include housing. Interested candidates should provide a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Austin Dickinson at dickinsa@uwec.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position(s) are filled.

Mountain West: The conference is aggressively seeking options to return to play Brett McMurphy reported last night. See the report and the statement from the conference here.

Rutgers: The Big Ten plans to return to play. Rutgers, however, doesn't sound that enthused.

NCAA Changes: The NCAA took action yesterday extending the dead period through January 1, 2021. Members also adopted emergency legislation prohibiting schools from giving complimentary game tickets to prospective student-athletes and their high school or two-year college coaches during the dead period. Further, they set the plan for Spring championships and more.

Pac-12: Measures put in place by Oregon and California governors were once roadblocks for the return of football in the Pac-12 footprint, but that is quickly changing...

FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020: Catch all 100 videos from the FootballScoop Online Clinic here.

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